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Welcome to El Ancon ...

El Ancon is located in San Miguel County<1>.

El Ancon is 6,070 feet [1,850 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of El Ancon is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: El Ancon lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

El Ancon lies within the (575) area code.

Communities near El Ancon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near El Ancon.

  • Las Vegas [San Miguel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Las Vegas
    • Las Vegas [San Miguel County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of El Ancon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Las Vegas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Las Vegas<4>
  • Pecos [San Miguel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecos
    • Pecos [San Miguel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of El Ancon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecos have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecos
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pecos<4>
  • Ilfeld [San Miguel County]
  • Serafina [San Miguel County]
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    • Chapelle [San Miguel County]
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      • Chapelle [San Miguel County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of El Ancon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapelle
    • Villanueva [San Miguel County]
    • El Cerrito [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Cerrito
      • El Cerrito [San Miguel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of El Ancon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Cerrito
    • Rowe [San Miguel County]
    • Apache Springs [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apache Springs
      • Apache Springs [San Miguel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of El Ancon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apache Springs
    • Romero [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romero
      • Romero [San Miguel County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of El Ancon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romero have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romero

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around El Ancon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for El Ancon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of El Ancon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around El Ancon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around El Ancon. See our Newspapers Page for El Ancon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Ancon ...

Looking for more information about El Ancon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to El Ancon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for El Ancon.

Mentions & References for El Ancon

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About San Miguel County

About New Mexico

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for El Ancon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including San Miguel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around El Ancon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- El Ancon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for El Ancon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from El AnconOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Ancon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3891, Longitude: -105.4588    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

 

 

 

 

 


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